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Walt Whitman to William D. O'Connor, 6 July 1882

My dear friend

If entirely convenient I wish you would find out whether there has been any consideration of the question of sending Leaves of Grass through the mails, and decision thereon, at the P O Department—& send me word at once—I am well as usual—

Walt Whitman

direct to me at Camden N J—


  • 1. This letter is endorsed: "Walt Whitman | Answ'd July 7/82." It is addressed: Wm D O'Connor | Life Saving Service Bureau | Washington | D C. It is postmarked: Philadelphia | Jul | 6 | 6 PM | Pa.; Washington, D.C. | Jul | 7 | 5 AM | 1882 | Recd. [back]
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